Elizabeth Burroughs, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Educational Experience

Post-doctoral Fellowship, Mayo Clinic: Department of Neurology

Ph.D., Speech Pathology and Audiology, The University of Iowa. Dissertation: Linguistic correlates of adults' judgements of children.

M.A., Speech Pathology, The University of Iowa. Thesis: Children's response to communication breakdown: A pragmatic analysis.

B.S., Audiology and Speech Science. Purdue University.


Certifications Held

Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP), granted by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA).

Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist, State of Ohio.


Courses Taught - 2003-2008

Language Assessment and Intervention

Clinical Methods Pediatric Language Disorders

Counseling in Communication Disorders

Evidence Based Practice in Language Disorders

Alternative and Augmentative Communication

Developmental Disabilities

Communication and Aging

Seminar in Supervision

Introduction to Communication Disorders

Engagement in Early Literacy Honors Project Development


Refereed Presentations 2003-2008

Palasik, S., Rusnak, E., Hughes, S. & Burroughs, E. Perspectives on Graduate Student Clinical Training in Speech-Language Pathology. Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Chicago, IL, 2008.

Burroughs, E. Morphology and syntax in adults with mild and moderate intellectual disability. Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Chicago, IL, 2008

Burroughs, E. & Schmidt, E. Narrative skills of adults with mild and moderate mental retardation. Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Boston, MA, 2007.

Katz., L.A., Schrock, L.L., Dill, R.M., Hasshaw, S.N., Smith, M.K., & Burroughs, E. SPELL: An innovative approach to a graduate clinical literacy experience. Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Boston, MA, 2007.

Burroughs, E. Conducting an effective literature search for evidence based practice, Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Miami Beach, FL, 2006.

Burroughs, E. & Watson, M. Social Skills and Behavior of Preschool and Kindergarten Children with Poor Intelligibility of Speech, ASHA Schools Conference, Indianapolis, IN, July, 10, 2005.

Brackenbury, T., Burroughs, E., & Hewitt, L. Evidence Based Practice in Child Language: Validity and Feasibility, Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, San Diego, CA, November 19, 2005.

Burroughs, E. Patient-centered Care as a Means of Improving Treatment Outcomes.Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, San Diego, CA, November 20, 2005.

Burroughs, E. & Radsick, E. Listener responses to adult speakers with MR. Annual Convention of the Ohio Speech-Language-Hearing Association, March, 2004.

Burroughs, E. & Watson, M. Social Skills and Behavior of Unintelligible Children .Annual Convention of the Ohio Speech-Language-Hearing Association, March, 2004.

Burroughs, E. & Watson, M. (2004). Unintelligible Preschool and kindergarten children: Social skills and Behavior. Thinking Publications Online Language Conference, February, 2004.

Radsick, E. & Burroughs, E. (2003). PCC as a Correlate of Listeners’ Judgments of Adults with Mental Retardation,” Annual Convention of the American Speech Language Hearing Association, Chicago, IL, November, 2003.

Radsick, E. & Burroughs, E. (2003). “Listener Reactions to Adult Speakers with Mental Retardation,” Annual Convention of the American Speech Language Hearing Association, Chicago, IL, November, 2003.

Burroughs, E. & Watson, M. (2003). “Unintelligible Preschool and Kindergarten Children: Social Skills and Behavior,” Annual Convention of the American Speech Language Hearing Association, Chicago, IL, November, 2003.

Burroughs, E. (2003). “Social Skills and Behavior Problems of Preschool Children with Poor Intelligibility,” 2nd Annual BGSU Research Conference. Bowling Green, OH, October, 2003.

Burroughs, E. (2003). Language disorders in children with psychiatric diagnoses. Kobacker Center, Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, OH, February, 2003.


Refereed Publications

Brackenbury, T., Burroughs, E., & Hewitt, L.E. (2008). A Qualitative Examination of Current Guidelines for Evidence-Based Practice in Child Language Intervention. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools. 39, 78-88.

Burroughs, E. (2004). Encouraging Discussion of Psychosocial Issues, Perspectives on Language Learning and Education.

Marquardt, B.D. & Burroughs, E. I. (2003). Using the Delphi Technique to select items for use in assessing patient satisfaction with dysphagia services. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 97, 709-715.

Burroughs, E. (2004). Encouraging Discussion of Psychosocial Issues, Perspectives on Language Learning and Education.

Marquardt, B.D. & Burroughs, E. I. (2003). Using the Delphi Technique to select items for use in assessing patient satisfaction with dysphagia services. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 97, 709-715.


Invited Presentations

Burroughs, E. Communication Disorders in Older Adults. Ohio Association of Senior Centers Program Planners Conference. October, 2008.

Schrock, L, Katz, L, & Burroughs, E. Summer Program for Enhancing Language and Literacy: A Service Learning Project. BGSU Teaching and Learning Fair, March, 2008.

Burroughs, E. Improving Compliance with Patient Centered Care, Mini-Seminar at the Annual Convention of the Ohio Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Columbus, OH, March 12, 2005.

Burroughs, E. (2004). Evidence Based Practice. Department of Communication Disorders: Research Colloquium, April, 2004.

Burroughs, E. (2003). Social Skills and Problem Behaviors of Preschool Children with Reduced Intelligibility of Speech, Symposium on Research in Psychiatry, Psychology, and Behavioral Science, Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, OH, March, 2003.

Burroughs, E. (2003). Increasing class discussion in the graduate classroom., College of Health and Human Services Research Forum, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, March, 2003


Professional Affiliations

American Speech-Language Hearing Association.